Vocab 4

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  1. Tetrameter
    A verse of four measures. 4 stressed syllables, 4 poetic feet.
  2. Pentameter
    5 poetic feet,
  3. Iambic Pentameter
    a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable, for example Two households, both alike in dignity.
  4. Iamb
    a metrical foot consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable.
  5. Trochaic
    Containing a trochee
  6. Trochee
    trochee- stressed, unstressed
  7. Rhythm
    Repetitive beat
  8. Meter
    Consistency of pattern
  9. Spondee
    Both syllables stressed
  10. Anapest
    Unstressed , unstressed , stressed
  11. Blank verse
    Rhythm, no rhyme
  12. Caesuras
    Full stop within the line
  13. Enjambment
    When there is a line break, there is no pause
  14. Doggerel
    Purposefully bad poetry
  15. Parody
    Humorous imitation
  16. Apostrophe
    Addresses an imaginary character (Example: O death, where is your sting?)
  17. Imagery
    Any language that appeals to senses (visual-sight, auditory-sound, olfactory-smell, tactile-touch, gustatory-taste)
  18. Metonymy
    An object or person is described by what it's associated with (the White House, the Crown)
  19. Zeugma
    a figure of speech in which a word applies to two others of which it semantically suits only one (e.g., with weeping eyes and hearts ).
  20. Epigram
    • a pithy saying or remark expressing an idea in a clever and amusing way.
    • synonyms:
  21. Personification
    Give human qualities, possessing human form, to objects or abstractions (Hunger sat shivering on the road)
  22. Synecdoche
    Synecdoche: An object is described by its part (all hands on deck, mighty heart)
  23. Pastoral
    A literary or other artistic work that portrays or evokes rural life, usually in an idealized way
  24. Idyllic
    Charming, picturesque
  25. Imagery types
    Any language that appeals to senses (visual-sight, auditory-sound, olfactory-smell, tactile-touch, gustatory-taste

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